Single Subject Acceleration (SSA)

  • Single Subject Acceleration

    Students meeting qualifying criteria in grades K‐7 can take advanced academic content in mathematics or English Language Arts through Single Subject Acceleration (SSA). This ensures opportunities for appropriate levels of academic challenge. Only students who are currently enrolled and attending a WCPSS school during the open nomination and testing window are eligible to be considered for SSA.

    Test Request Deadlines

    Test Requests for the 2021-22 school year must be submitted during your school’s calendar deadline.

    •  Traditional Calendar Schools, Year-Round Track 4, Barwell ES, Fox & Walnut Creek ES: March 22, 2021
    •  Leadership Academies: March 29, 2021
    •  Modified Calendar Schools: April 2, 2021


    Testing Windows

    Students will be tested for the 2021-22 during the testing windows indicated below. No requests for testing outside these windows will be accepted. 

    • Traditional Calendar Schools: April 7 - April 28, 2021
    • All Other Schools: April 19 - May 7, 2021

    Your request for testing must be documented and provided to the AIG Teacher. The request must clearly indicate which one subject you wish for your child to be tested. Below are the SSA Test Request Forms.

    Test Request Form (ENG)

    Test Request Form (ESP)

    Reach out to the SSA Contact at your child’s school with any questions.



  • 2020-2021 School Year: Because schools closed early due to Covid last school year, families still have the option to request SSA testing for their children. Requests can be submitted through August 28, 2020. If you would like a test request form or more information about the SSA program, please contact our AIG teacher Jill Molloy at More information about the timing of SSA testing will be coming soon.